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November 24 | Thanksgiving with Catholic NYC | Young Adult Outreach Office 

RSVP by Monday, November 21 
Planning to stay in the city for Thanksgiving? Want to make some new friends this holiday season? Sign up with the link here or email [email protected], and we’ll connect you with other Catholics who want to celebrate a Thanksgiving Dinner together. Invite your friends! We will update those who RSVP with a time and a restaurant for dinner the week of Thanksgiving. 

November 28 | Justice & Mercy Event | Public Policy Office & Hispanic Ministry Office 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2022 @ 7PM  

We invite you for a special bilingual panel featuring Fr. Vincent Druding, Krismely Garcia and Nicole Moore, with remarks from the Sisters of Life. What does the Catholic Church teach about abortion? How can we help pregnant women? How can post-abortive women seek healing? What can we do to build a pro-life future in New York? St. John Chrysostom School Gymnasium – 1144 Hoe Avenue – Bronx, NY 10459. Free and open to the public. Organized by the Archdiocese of New York. Please RSVP: [email protected] OR [email protected].  


Le presentaremos un panel especial bilingüe con Padre Vicente Druding, Krismely Garcia y Nicole Moore, con comentarios de las Hermanas por la Vida. ¿Qué enseña la Iglesia Católica sobre el aborto? ¿Cómo podemos ayudar a las mujeres embarazadas? ¿Cómo pueden las mujeres después de un aborto buscar la recuperación? ¿Qué podemos hacer para construir un futuro pro-vida en Nueva York? Gimnasio de la escuela San Juan Crisóstomo – 1144 Hoe Avenue – Bronx, Nueva York 10459. Gratuito y abierto al público. Organizado por la Arquidiócesis de Nueva York. Por favor confirmar su sistencia: [email protected] O [email protected].    

November 29 & December 1 | Building Maintenance and Winter Preparation Seminar | Office of the Vicar General 

With the cold weather fast approaching, it is always helpful to ensure that all necessary and preparatory steps have been taken to protect parish buildings and grounds from the elements. In this regard, I am pleased to inform you that a series of presentations will be held throughout the archdiocese in November and December to provide you and your staff with information you may find helpful in maintaining and protecting parish property in the upcoming winter season.

December 1 | Alumni Association Annual Christmas Mass | Cathedral College 

The Alumni Association will be holding its annual Christmas Mass and get together on Thursday, December 1, 2022.  

December 3 & 4 | St. Joseph’s Seminary Schola Cantorum | Development Office 

On Saturday, December3 and Sunday, December 4 at 4:00pm, St. Joseph’s Seminary Schola Cantorum will present an Advent and Christmas Concert. Join us for an annual holiday tradition of song and fellowship. Your ticket includes a hot buffet reception following the concert. Please visit to purchase tickets.

December 5 | Christmas on Bleecker: Celebrating the Reason | The Sheen Center

On Monday, December 5 at 7:30pm, the Sheen Center will hold its 2022 benefit performanceChristmas on Bleecker: Celebrating the Reason. Cardinal Dolan will open the show with performances by Vanessa Williams, Darlene Love, Ronan Tynan, Rick Faugno, Jen Fulwiler, Daisy Jopling, and Frank Shiner, who will also host. This year’s event promises to be one of the best yet! To purchase tickets, visit

December 6 | Advent Evening of Reflection | Family Life Office

The staff of the Office of Family Life and I invite all clergy, men and woman in consecrated life, laity in parish leadership positions, coordinators of any aspect of family life, and parishioners to join us for an Advent Evening of Reflection at St. Joseph Seminary in Yonkers on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Please see the accompanying flyer for registration details.

December 7 | Young Adult Mass with Cardinal Dolan | Young Adult Outreach Office 

Join us for our December 7th Young Adult Mass with Cardinal Dolan! Adoration with praise and worship and Confessions will be available from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mass begins at 7:30 p.m. His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, is our celebrant. Our guest musician is TBA. Social to follow at Connolly’s Pub & Restaurant E. 47th Street! Invite a friend on the Facebook event here

December 8 | National Night of Prayer | Respect Life Office 

The National Night of Prayer for Life occurs every year on the night of Dec 8th -9th, our national feast day of the Immaculate Conception and the anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  We encourage every parish to join in praying for the cause of human life on this holy occasion by hosting a prayer vigil. The official hours are 9:00PM Dec. 8th to 1:00AM Dec. 9th. From 12:00AM-1:00AM EST, churches in every time zone across the country will be united in prayer.   

We understand that not every parish is equipped to host prayer during those late hours, thus you can feel free to modify your prayer schedule to be united in prayer at a time that works best for your parish that evening. 

If your parish is hosting a vigil, please send the location and hours to [email protected] so they can be included in the Archdiocesan listing.  

December 12 | Enthronement of the Images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Juan Diego | Office of the Cardinal 

Timothy Cardinal Dolan Archbishop of New York invites you to join him for Mass for the enthronement of the images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Juan Diego

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

Mass at 10:00 AM

RSVP to Melecia Ming by December 5

[email protected] or 646.794.2000

December 15 | St. Patrick’s Cathedral Annual A City Singing at Christmas | Development Office 

On Thursday, December 15 at 7pm, St. Patrick’s Cathedral will hold the 43rd Annual A City Singing at Christmas. Should any of your parishioners wish to attend, they may contact Clare Carroll for tickets ([email protected]).

January 20 | 50th Annual March for Life | Respect Life Office 

With the successful overturn of Roe v Wade, the 50-year goal of the March for Life, the end-point of this year’s March will no longer be the steps of the Supreme Court, but to the new front in our battle for life, the steps of the United States Capitol!  This year, we will celebrate and give thanks for the gift of the Dobbs v Jackson decision. Nevertheless, although this decision permits more effective lobbying on the state level, the battle on the federal level continues to intensify as bills are proposed that could either expand or restrict abortion nationally.  

The National March for Life is much more than a political rally. It has become a pivotal event each year that inspires, encourages, and unifies a grassroots movement across the USA and reverberates throughout the world. Now more than ever it is important for our Church to gather to pray and witness together in our nation’s capital in response to this critical threat to the dignity of the human person that continues to divide our country. Far more essential than changing laws is changing hearts!  

Please consider hosting a bus pilgrimage from your parish. The Respect Life Office is happy to assist with any questions or concerns. If you do plan to host a trip, please let us know so we can help you to advertise. Please email [email protected] 

January 22 | Prayer Vigil for Life | Respect Life Office 

Although Roe v Wade has now been overturned, Cardinal Dolan will celebrate Mass acknowledging the somber moment of the 50th anniversary of this egregious decision. We will recall the 64 million lives that have been lost in the United States since that infamous day of Jan 22, 1973 and continue to pray for an end to abortion here in New York and throughout the world.  

Note: The official USCCB designated “Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children” is transferred to Mon, Jan 23 this year because Jan 22 falls on a Sunday.   

March 11-12 | Safe Haven Sunday | Family Life Office 

One of this pastoral year’s four major initiatives of the Office of Family Life is Safe Haven Sunday, sponsored by Covenant Eyes. On the weekend of March 11-12, 2023, the Archdiocese of New York will celebrate Safe Haven Sunday, supported, and locally led by the Office of Family Life.This is an annual weekend set aside by arch/dioceses and parishes to directly address the harms of pornography.

July 30 – August 7 | World Youth Day | Young Adult Outreach Office

Join the Archdiocese of New York for our World Youth Day 2023 9-Day Pilgrimage in Lisbon! Meet Catholic young adults from around the world to pray together, learn together, and celebrate together! Must be 18+ to attend. For more information and to register, visit The tour brochure is also available for download at the same link. For questions, email [email protected].